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Tropical Storm Isaac / Gulf Coast #1029843

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 30, 2012
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(Tampa: Scott Pelley) The status of Tropical Storm Isaac updated; map shown.

(Kentwood, Louisiana: Byron Pitts) The flooding in Louisiana featured; details given about the evacuations due to the risk of the failure of a dam on Mississippi’s Lake Tangipahoa; scenes shown of floodwaters, rescues in Slidell, the evacuation of 69-year-old Dorothy Innerarity††, cows on a porch in Plaquemines Parish. [Kentwood, Louisiana resident Kim GARMILLION††, evacuees Cherry GIBSON‡, Darrel GORDON‡, 7-year-old Jennifer BASS‡- react.]

(Tampa: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Bolton, Mississippi: Mark Strassmann) Farmers’ concerns about the rainfall because they need to harvest crops soon featured. [Mississippi farmer Ted KENDALL††- describes the impact of the rain on his soybeans and cotton.]

Pelley, Scott;
Pitts, Byron;
Strassmann, Mark

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